2015-2016 Governors' Cup

Team Leaders

PPG: A. Durham (29.22)
RPG: A. Durham (15.30)
APG: A. Durham (5.04)
SPG: C. Newsome (1.04)
BPG: A. Durham (1.26)

October 19, 2016 7:00PM
Smart Araneta Coliseum
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th
MB 27 45 66 88
BGSM 18 32 65 91
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Best Player/s: Justin Brownlee 31pts 9rebs 4asts

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Durham rues crucial miss: I thought it went in

October 21, 2016

Allen Durham vs Justin Brownlee. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAllen Durham thought for a second that his shot in the final seconds had found the bottom of the net.

As he landed on his feet at the baseline after going up for the shot with Japeth Aguilar on his way, he heard cheers.

Turns out, the jubilation wasn’t meant for the Bolts.

“I didn’t see it,” Durham recalled. “I thought it went in and I heard people cheering.”...

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Black stays positive despite failing to secure maiden title for Meralco

October 21, 2016

 The Meralco Bolts receive their runner-up trophy after losing to Ginebra. Photo courtesy of the PBA Media BureauMANILA, Philippines – A historic conference ended in heartbreak for the Meralco Bolts on Wednesday, when Justin Brownlee's three-pointer found the bottom of the net at the buzzer of Game 6 of the 2016 PBA Governors' Cup Finals.

The Bolts, who scrapped their way from a 1-10 record in the All-Filipino Cup to make their first ever Finals appearance in the final conference of the season, could only stare in disbelief as the Gin Kings and their fans celebrated around them at the Araneta Coliseum.

The 91-88 win had given Ginebra its first crown in eight years, and denied the Bolts a chance to force a Game 7....

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Alapag proud of Bolts’ valiant effort in first title series

October 21, 2016

Runner-up finishers Meralco Bolts. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netThough missing out on a chance to win the championship hurts, Jimmy Alapag could not be more proud with Meralco’s performance in the epic 2016 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals against Ginebra.

“I’m proud. I don’t even think proud does that justice. Saying our guys come in the gym and be there early and stay late, that’s what it’s all about,” he said on Wednesday following the Bolts’ 91-88 Game 6 heartbreak.

While it would’ve been great to bring home the crown to wrap up his comeback season, the former league Most Valuable Player said that seeing the Bolts grow through the course of the year is already a blessing for the team moving forward....

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Brownlee's triple ends Ginebra's 8-year title drought

October 20, 2016

 Justin Brownlee scored the biggest shot for the Gin Kings. PBA Media Bureau photoA storybook ending.

That's what Justin Brownlee and the rest of Barangay Ginebra did on Wednesday night when they overcame Meralco in Game 6 of the PBA Governors' Cup Final with a pulsating 91-88 victory to end a title drought that started in 2008.

The score was tied 88-all with 5.5 seconds remaining when Brownlee took matters in his own hands and started a play that would put him in the annals of Barangay Ginebra history and lore....

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Special draft set for Gilas cadets; No trade allowed for 2 years

October 20, 2016

A special draft for the players included in the Gilas program will be held to pave the way for their entry into the PBA.

In a joint presser Wednesday during halftime of the PBA Finals Game 6, Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas president Al Panlilio and members of the PBA board led by Commissioner Chito Narvasa announced the agreement between two basketball bodies.

“The PBA has shown its commitment to the SBP and its support for the Gilas program,” said Panlilio. “There is full commitment from the two institutions.”...

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Team History (Last 10 Conferences)
Conference Win Loss PCT Placing
2015-2016 Governors' Cup 13 10 0.565 Runner-up
2015-2016 Commissioners' Cup 11 6 0.647 4th
2015-2016 Philippine Cup 1 10 0.091 12th
2014-2015 Governors' Cup 6 7 0.462 7th
2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup 8 8 0.500 4th
2014-2015 Philippine Cup 7 6 0.538 6th
2013-2014 Governors' Cup 3 6 0.333 9th
2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup 6 6 0.500 7th
2013-2014 Philippine Cup 5 10 0.333 9th
2012-2013 Governors' Cup 7 7 0.500 3rd